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Mini Bio: Billy invades Great Britain! - Ridge Radio UK airplay & commentary by British radio personality Keith Robinson on Ridge Radio UK
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The Billy Jones Story:
..the times and travels of an authentic american bluesman.
King Biscuit Blues Festival: Live Solo Performance - video 1:
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FACE THE NATION: ..State of the Union Address:

My Hometown - The Billy Jones Band

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My Hometown - The Billy Jones Band

..every authentic american bluesman's got a soft side.

my love is real

chiseled in stone


anything you say

the rumor

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..genuine road-hardened delta blues outlaws. ..southern soul meets blues funk

...the times and travels of an american blues band.



Funky Blues & Southern Soul - volume 1

"Billy Jones brings back the Thrill. No one who I can think of has taken a truly contemporary look at traditional blues with the musical and lyrical intensity of Billy Jones. A refreshing blast of the really great sound of Healing Blues, Jazz, Funk Music. Loaded with Rich B
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Ha Phuong, a petite dynamo with a huge heart and a big name in her native Vietnam, now a deeply entrenched New Yorker!!  An accomplished actress, singer, philanthropist and movie producer. She is more determined than ever to help make the world a better place, inspired by her not only her daughters but her childhood in Vietnam.
[Single] @HaPhuongArtist 'Memories of Love'
Ha Phuong is one of three daughters in a musical family.  Ha Phuong discovered the power of using her talents as a singer, dancer and entertainer to express herself and co
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If Blacks want justice, don’t vote for crooks! 

If Blacks want to vote for someone with a track record of compassion for Blacks, it isn’t Clinton.

If Blacks want a person to end this inferior lifestyle it isn’t Hillary Clinton.

Hillary Clinton has never done ANYTHING for Blacks.  She talks a good game, but without substance.  Her husband, Bill Clinton, ended programs that aided Blacks just so

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Nieman Marcus - Slick Rick

A while back, the producer out of Lima, Ohio said he will be releasing music in the name of the great +Slick Rick. Well now I am glad to tell you, here is a snippet of the song. Nieman is currently awaiting more artist for colaborations on the track.

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The Rev. Al Sharpton calls Mark Allen "One of Chicago's  legendary political activists"


MARK S. ALLEN, Daily News Blog/Commentary

Seminar Friday August 26th On How To Apply For $5,000-$35,000 Small Business Loans From Southside Community Federal Credit Union

In the true spirit of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's last "Poor People's Campaign" and "Operation Breadbasket" Community Economic Empowerment Campaign I am humbled and pleased to be
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Illinois State Treasurer Victory !


Call To Action WIN! 


 Illinois Treasurer Rutherford Re-Adopts Citizen
                      CRA Complaint Form!
Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford has re-adopted and re-posted the Citizen CRA (Community Reinvestment Act) Complaint Form, negotiated by the Community Reinvestment Organizing Project (COP), two years along as a bank accountability process for Illinois citizens with concerns by limited or non-existent CRA activity of state depositories. (SEE ATTACHED).

COP leaders became aware that the f
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Tomorrow's PNC Bank Day
- an opportunity to open a
"Second Chance" Bank Account

Get A Second Chance Tomorow, Saturday, April 30th  at PNC Bank
listen to find out how

"Get Your Second Chance At PNC Bank" Message


For More Information Contact:
Otis C. Monroe, III,
The Monroe Foundation
773.315.9720 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            773.315.9720      end_of_the_skype_hi

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CHASE Bank Still Refuses To Meet With Community Banking Coalition Over Their Plans To Raise Fees On Poor People's Accounts !


One of the first community organizers to work with Barack Obama in Chicago for over 20 years. Now Associate Editor of The South Street Journal Newspaper and 37 year activist/journalist, recently selected as 2010 Who's Who In Black Chicago. 312-624-8351 or 773-392-0165

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PNC Bank Sponsorship Allows "Every Day Women" To Attend
"Take Back Your Life" Event

PNC Bank Sponsorship Allows "Every Day Women" To Attend
"Take Back Your Life" Event

PNC Bank provided the Monroe Foundation with tickets to distribute to low-income"everyday" women to attend WVON's "Take Back Your Life" event, held onSaturday, October 30th in Tinley Park.

What makes this important is that the event, priced at $ 60 per person, andwas focused on issues of empowerment for women, are being held often toen
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September 30, 2010

Raynard Jackson

During the past two weeks I have been asked to be involved in two projects relating to Africa. While dealing with Africa can sometimes be very frustrating, after the past two weeks, I am very high on the future of Africa.

Last month I was asked to help put together the first ever Seychelles Investment Forum in New York. The event was held last week and was a great success. The Seychelles is off the east coast of Africa, surrounded by the Indian Ocean (www.seychell

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